If it wasn’t clear earlier than, the pandemic has erased all doubts: We live in the reverse of a utopia. But at the same time as the world outdoors raged, many people spent the previous 18 months of lockdown attempting to create some semblance of peace in the solely area we might management: our properties. Avery Trufelman [Photo: courtesy Curbed] ...

On July 22, 2021, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics launched the outcomes of the 2020 American Time Use Survey (ATUS), an annual examine of how the folks of the U.S. spend their time. Whereas the examine was paused for a number of months between March and Might of 2020, it’s our first actual take a look at what modified ...

This previous weekend, Individuals all throughout the nation flew the American flag in celebration of July 4th. It’s a shared symbol of our nation’s freedom, however the that means behind the stars and stripes is more and more fragmented. Once I have a look at the flag, as a designer, I see a assortment of visible parts: stars, stripes, colours ...

When you’ve got an American Airlines flight booked between now and mid-July, you’re going to wish to verify if the flight continues to be scheduled earlier than heading to the airport. That’s as a result of American Airlines is canceling a whole bunch of flights over the subsequent three weeks, reports CNN. The rationale partly comes right down to labor ...

This text is from Capital & Main, an award-winning publication that studies from California on financial, political, and social points. The primary in his household to go to faculty, Ryan Sheade was raised by a single white mom who labored laborious to open up a greater future for him. With only a highschool diploma below her belt, she labored as a receptionist ...

New York Metropolis–based mostly Rooftop Movies has specialised in out of doors pop-up screenings of impartial and overseas films since 1996, however because the pandemic started, Rooftop president Dan Nuxoll realized drive-ins is likely to be the one protected technique to present movies. He teamed with the Museum of the Shifting Picture and the New York Corridor of Science to ...

Even earlier than the pandemic delivered to a head the challenges confronted by important workers (low wages, insufficient security gear, nonexistent sick go away), a various set of workers began to insurgent in opposition to a long time of administration insurance policies that develop income and enrich shareholders, usually on the expense of workers and their households. Combat for $15—a ...

Bessemer, Alabama, a city of 27,000 positioned 15 miles southwest of Birmingham, drew worldwide consideration earlier this yr when 5,800 employees at its not too long ago opened Amazon achievement heart voted on whether or not to unionize (they preliminarily misplaced). Though the headlines targeted totally on impli­ca­tions for the e-commerce big, beneath lies a narrative of an American neighborhood ...

President Biden is predicted to unveil his subsequent main initiative in the present day. Referred to as the American Households Plan, the proposal is an enormous $1.8 trillion funding in training, little one care, and paid household depart, reports CNN. The plan additionally extends or makes everlasting current tax credit designed to assist households, and which have been initially included ...

With the Senate anticipated to vote this week on the newest stimulus package deal for coronavirus reduction, a brand new spherical of stimulus checks may very well be approved very quickly. The $1.9 trillion package deal, dubbed the American Rescue plan, accommodates an enormous want checklist of much-needed assist, together with extra unemployment, little one tax credit, housing help, small ...